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#Joe Schmidt

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 17 July, 2022

Meet New Zealand Rugby’s best kept secret and potential saviour – a man called Joe Schmidt
# No Ordinary Joe
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# No Ordinary Joe

Meet New Zealand Rugby’s best kept secret and potential saviour – a man called Joe Schmidt

Jul 17th 2022, 8:03 AM 62,147 Views 18 Comments

It might be hard to believe but Schmidt’s profile is way higher in Ireland than it is in his native country.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 1 July, 2022

‘Joe Schmidt is the one who made us believe we could beat the All Blacks’
# No Show Like A Joe Show
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# No Show Like A Joe Show

‘Joe Schmidt is the one who made us believe we could beat the All Blacks’

Jul 1st 2022, 12:00 PM 15,172 Views 13 Comments

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton is wary of the influence his former coach will have on the All Blacks as they prepare to face Ireland tomorrow.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 30 June, 2022

O'Gara: Schmidt impact can be 'overestimated' ahead of first Test
# Familiar Face
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# Familiar Face

O'Gara: Schmidt impact can be 'overestimated' ahead of first Test

Jun 30th 2022, 10:00 PM 25,118 Views 7 Comments

The former Ireland boss has stepped in to help coach the All Blacks this week.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 27 June, 2022

Joe Schmidt has joined the All Blacks coaching team ahead of Ireland clash
# Inside Track
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# Inside Track

Joe Schmidt has joined the All Blacks coaching team ahead of Ireland clash

Updated Jun 27th 2022, 10:28 AM 33,030 Views 15 Comments

The former Ireland boss will be part of the Kiwi set-up for the three-Test series.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

'It's incredibly exciting and a bit daunting' - Joe Schmidt appointed All Blacks selector
# Next Move
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# Next Move

'It's incredibly exciting and a bit daunting' - Joe Schmidt appointed All Blacks selector

Dec 14th 2021, 8:20 AM 8,654 Views 5 Comments

The former Ireland head coach will not take up the role until after his old team tour New Zealand next year.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 13 December, 2021

Joe Schmidt set to join All Blacks as selector - reports
# Back In The Game
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# Back In The Game

Joe Schmidt set to join All Blacks as selector - reports

Dec 13th 2021, 10:45 AM 13,386 Views 21 Comments

The former Ireland head coach is set to replace Grant Fox on Ian Foster’s coaching team.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 6 November, 2021

His role is changing, but Peter O'Mahony remains an important figure for Ireland
# Elder Statesman
From The42
# Elder Statesman

His role is changing, but Peter O'Mahony remains an important figure for Ireland

Nov 6th 2021, 9:00 AM 9,010 Views 14 Comments

The flanker is by far the most experienced back row player in Andy Farrell’s squad.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 1 November, 2021

Ex-Ireland boss Joe Schmidt to return to coaching with the Blues
# Back In The Game
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# Back In The Game

Ex-Ireland boss Joe Schmidt to return to coaching with the Blues

Nov 1st 2021, 10:36 PM 49,642 Views 9 Comments

The 56-year-old has been working with World Rugby since last year.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 3 October, 2021

'It made me see that I took a lot of them for granted, particularly my family'
# Resilience
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# Resilience

'It made me see that I took a lot of them for granted, particularly my family'

Oct 3rd 2021, 8:00 AM 30,005 Views 6 Comments

Adam Byrne is ready to relaunch his career with Leinster after 21 months out of the game.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 3 September, 2021

Joe Schmidt to step down from World Rugby role
# Moving On
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# Moving On

Joe Schmidt to step down from World Rugby role

Sep 3rd 2021, 3:05 PM 40,664 Views 5 Comments

The former Ireland head coach is leaving the position so he can spend more time with his family.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 9 August, 2021

Ireland boss Farrell likely to be among contenders to lead next Lions tour
# Boss
From The42
# Boss

Ireland boss Farrell likely to be among contenders to lead next Lions tour

Aug 9th 2021, 2:24 PM 11,503 Views 11 Comments

Warren Gatland has been part of the last four tours but could stay on.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

'I spoke to Joe Schmidt' - Gatland unhappy at World Rugby dragging the Lions in
# TMO
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# TMO

'I spoke to Joe Schmidt' - Gatland unhappy at World Rugby dragging the Lions in

Aug 3rd 2021, 2:06 PM 28,545 Views 2 Comments

The Lions boss says they tried to have the TMO changed before the first Test.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Rassie Erasmus releases explosive hour-long criticism of refereeing
# Review
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# Review

Rassie Erasmus releases explosive hour-long criticism of refereeing

Jul 29th 2021, 11:55 AM 19,125 Views 17 Comments

The SA Rugby director of rugby has picked apart Nic Berry’s performance in the first Test.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Best defends Schmidt's 'pressurised' Ireland environment following Tuohy criticism
# Horses For Courses
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# Horses For Courses

Best defends Schmidt's 'pressurised' Ireland environment following Tuohy criticism

Jul 20th 2021, 8:04 PM 39,701 Views 16 Comments

Former Ulster and Ireland lock Tuohy told the Telf Rugby podcast last month that players often felt ‘belittled and scared’ under Schmidt’s watch.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

World Rugby will globally trial the 50:22 kick and new breakdown laws
# Shape Of The Game
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# Shape Of The Game

World Rugby will globally trial the 50:22 kick and new breakdown laws

Jul 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 43,154 Views 14 Comments

The new laws could have a big impact on the shape and safety of the game.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Joe Schmidt touches base with former sidekick to wish Ireland's Under 20s luck
# Rising Stars
From The42
# Rising Stars

Joe Schmidt touches base with former sidekick to wish Ireland's Under 20s luck

Jun 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 22,075 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Under 20 side begin their Six Nations campaign against Scotland today and face five games in 24 days.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 10 May, 2021

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland

Updated May 10th 2021, 2:00 PM 45,052 Views 41 Comments

A summer move to France now looking likely for the player.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

'Joe really does get a bit emotional and it doesn’t feel right. Like seeing your dad cry'
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

'Joe really does get a bit emotional and it doesn’t feel right. Like seeing your dad cry'

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 14,023 Views 6 Comments

Rob Kearney recalls the end of an era with the Irish team.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash
# Detail
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# Detail

Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash

Nov 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 3,840 Views 6 Comments

England dominated in this area last weekend at Twickenham.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 24 October, 2020

'I was a player who served bread and butter when people wanted cake'
# No Hiding
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# No Hiding

'I was a player who served bread and butter when people wanted cake'

Oct 24th 2020, 8:04 AM 49,471 Views 18 Comments

Rob Kearney has won two Grand Slams, four Six Nations titles and four Champions Cups but he tells Garry Doyle that luck was a key factor in his success.

'It's going to be fun': Conway revelling in the competition under Farrell
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

'It's going to be fun': Conway revelling in the competition under Farrell

Oct 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 4,972 Views 1 Comment

Training and form carry a great deal more weight under Andy Farrell, the Munster wing says.

# joe-schmidt - Friday 16 October, 2020

'I am proud of my three caps for Ireland but could have had a few more'
# Stuart Mccloskey
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# Stuart Mccloskey

'I am proud of my three caps for Ireland but could have had a few more'

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 9:33 PM 43,328 Views 16 Comments

Stuart McCloskey opens up about his frustration at missing out on opportunities with Ireland during the Schmidt years.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 10 October, 2020

The day George Hook claimed Joe Schmidt had lost the dressing room
# No Ordinary Joe
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# No Ordinary Joe

The day George Hook claimed Joe Schmidt had lost the dressing room

Oct 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 34,031 Views 0 Comments

Ten years on since their first Pro12 trip to Treviso, Garry Doyle revisits the harrowing defeat that left questions hanging over Leinster’s newly appointed Kiwi coach.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Joe Schmidt appointed World Rugby Director of Rugby and High Performance
# Top Job
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# Top Job

Joe Schmidt appointed World Rugby Director of Rugby and High Performance

Oct 8th 2020, 11:48 AM 15,285 Views 6 Comments

The former Ireland head coach will begin his new role next month.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 17 August, 2020

'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon
# Brain Power
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# Brain Power

'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon

Aug 17th 2020, 2:25 PM 7,161 Views 24 Comments

The former Ireland head coach was recently linked with a role in World Rugby.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Zoom calls with POC, Schmidt and Fogarty - How Irish refs are staying sharp
# WFH
From The42
# WFH

Zoom calls with POC, Schmidt and Fogarty - How Irish refs are staying sharp

Updated Apr 29th 2020, 9:30 PM 15,168 Views 1 Comment

IRFU high performance referee coach John Lacey outlines what the country’s top refs have been learning.

# joe-schmidt - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'I was blessed to join Shannon at that time. The crowds in the AIL were massive'
# AIL Legends
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# AIL Legends

'I was blessed to join Shannon at that time. The crowds in the AIL were massive'

Apr 12th 2020, 8:00 AM 37,452 Views 25 Comments

Andrew Thompson won nine All-Ireland League titles during his playing days with Shannon RFC.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 16 March, 2020

When Joe Schmidt's Ireland went to Paris and won the Six Nations
# Trés Bien
From The42
# Trés Bien

When Joe Schmidt's Ireland went to Paris and won the Six Nations

Mar 16th 2020, 1:48 PM 11,485 Views 11 Comments

We reflect on the agonisingly tense Irish victory on the final day of the 2014 championship.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 5 March, 2020

'That's the great thing about this Irish team, it's about an island performing'
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'That's the great thing about this Irish team, it's about an island performing'

Mar 5th 2020, 7:17 PM 10,349 Views 21 Comments

As he reflects on his career, Rory Best takes pride from squeezing every drop out of the potential he had.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'At a time Joe needed support, I felt I'd done the opposite. It was never my intention'
# Regret
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# Regret

'At a time Joe needed support, I felt I'd done the opposite. It was never my intention'

Mar 4th 2020, 8:02 AM 34,663 Views 21 Comments

Rory Best has expressed his regret about comments he made in the wake of Ireland’s World Cup exit.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 27 February, 2020

World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown
# Laws
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# Laws

World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown

Feb 27th 2020, 2:51 PM 7,891 Views 37 Comments

Some of the game’s leading coaches, referees, and medical experts will be involved.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Having turned Eddie Jones down in 2018, Andy Farrell now goes head-to-head with him
# The Bosses
From The42
# The Bosses

Having turned Eddie Jones down in 2018, Andy Farrell now goes head-to-head with him

Feb 20th 2020, 7:00 AM 7,321 Views 2 Comments

The England head coach attempted to lure Farrell back after Ireland’s Grand Slam.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Joe Schmidt to work with Spain team for a day ahead of big Georgia clash
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

Joe Schmidt to work with Spain team for a day ahead of big Georgia clash

Feb 5th 2020, 3:16 PM 9,773 Views 18 Comments

The former Ireland boss is also set to coach the Classic All Blacks in May.

Ajax, total football, Joe Schmidt, Mr Miyagi and Andy Farrell
# Doing It His Way
From The42
# Doing It His Way

Ajax, total football, Joe Schmidt, Mr Miyagi and Andy Farrell

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 8:35 AM 13,462 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s new head coach believes it is time to take the stabilisers off and trust the players to cycle their own path.

# joe-schmidt - Monday 3 February, 2020

TV Wrap - Rebuilding of Schmidt's reputation begins as Ireland stutter against Scotland
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Rebuilding of Schmidt's reputation begins as Ireland stutter against Scotland

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 25,419 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, Dylan Hartley impresses as Matt Williams sticks the boot into Eddie Jones.

# joe-schmidt - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Schmidt to return to Clermont - but just for a fortnight
# Dig Out
From The42
# Dig Out

Schmidt to return to Clermont - but just for a fortnight

Jan 30th 2020, 1:01 PM 10,233 Views 2 Comments

Former Ireland coach to help out on a consultancy basis, according to reports in the French press.

# joe-schmidt - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Bath insist they have not offered job to Joe Schmidt
# No Deal
From The42
# No Deal

Bath insist they have not offered job to Joe Schmidt

Jan 28th 2020, 3:11 PM 10,094 Views 8 Comments

Schmidt had been linked with head coach position at the Rec.

# joe-schmidt - Saturday 7 December, 2019

'In 12 months' time kids will walk straight past you, and their Dad will be saying 'Do you know who that is there?''
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

'In 12 months' time kids will walk straight past you, and their Dad will be saying 'Do you know who that is there?''

Updated Dec 7th 2019, 10:00 AM 37,910 Views 12 Comments

Rory Best on learning to be himself as Ireland captain, legacy, and talking Brexit with Joe Schmidt.

# joe-schmidt - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Performance anxiety, style of play, underestimating Japan - The IRFU's World Cup review
# Hindsight
From The42
# Hindsight

Performance anxiety, style of play, underestimating Japan - The IRFU's World Cup review

Dec 4th 2019, 5:09 PM 16,957 Views 74 Comments

The union’s performance director, David Nucifora, also stressed the need to focus on Irish players’ skills.

Best hopes 'hilarious' Farrell doesn't lose element of fun as he steps into Schmidt's shoes
# Joker
From The42
# Joker

Best hopes 'hilarious' Farrell doesn't lose element of fun as he steps into Schmidt's shoes

Dec 4th 2019, 5:00 PM 9,596 Views 3 Comments

The former Ireland captain has explained how the incoming head coach likes to bring some comedy to his video review sessions.

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